Mitchell's Introduction to Building, 5th edition


By Roger Greeno & Derek Osbourn
January 2013
Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780273738046
312 pages, Illustrated
$89.50 Paper Original

Introduction to Building is recommended for students of all construction-related courses, including architecture, building technology, construction management, building surveying, quantity surveying, and estate and facilities management.





SI Units


Part A

Chapter 1 The Requirements of a building

Chapter 2 Appearance

Chapter 3 Durability

Chapter 4 Dimensional suitability

Chapter 5 Strength and stability

Chapter 6 Weather exclusion

Chapter 7 Sound control

Chapter 8 Thermal comfort and efficiency

Chapter 9 Fire protection

Chapter 10 Lighting and ventilation

Chapter 11 Sanitation and drainage

Chapter 12 Security

Chapter 13 Cost

Part B

Chapter 14 Sustainability

Chapter 15 Building processes

Chapter 16 The Building team

Chapter 17 Communication

Part C

Chapter 18 Construction method

Appendix 1 Working drawings and schedules

Appendix 11 Examples of planning and Building Regulations application forms


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